Master of Autism

The Master of Autism takes a social justice perspective to supporting children and adults on the autism spectrum by focussing on creating successful learning, education and employment programs in early childhood and school settings, and employment environments.

Get up to 75% off your fees in 2022

In 2022, the Government will pay up to 75% of the course fees for eligible Domestic students studying a UOW postgraduate degree in Autism. So if you're considering postgrad study, there’s never been a better time to get started on your next qualification.

ELIGIBILITY & FEES

The Master of Autism

The Master of Autism can be studied over 1.5 years full-time (four subjects per semester). You can also choose to study part-time and work at your own pace. Students who are working full time often study part-time, choosing to complete one to two subjects per semester, taking three years to complete the full degree.

The Graduate Certificate in Autism 

The Graduate Certificate in Autism can be studied over six months full-time (four subjects per semester). You can also choose to study part-time and work at your own pace. Students who are working full time often study part-time, choosing to complete one to two subjects per semester, taking 12 months to complete the full degree.

 

Master of Autism

The Master of Autism requires the successful completion of 12 subjects (72 credit points). 

View the Course Handbook for the complete course structure and learning outcomes.

Graduate Certificate in Autism

The Graduate Certificate in Autism requires the successful completion of four subjects (24 credit points).

View the Course Handbook for the complete course structure and learning outcomes.

SessionSession Details
2022 Autumn (Feb)

Orientation: 22 Feb - 24 Feb 2022
Session: 28 Feb – 23 Jun 2022
Applications Close (Direct): 15 January 2022*

2022 Spring (July)

Orientation: 18 Jul 2022
Session: 25 Jul – 17 Nov 2022
Applications Close (Direct): 25 Jun 2022*

*Complete applications (with all required documentation) received by these dates will receive an outcome prior to the start of session.
Applications received after these dates will continue to be assessed for the requested session until 3 weeks prior to session (international), and start of session (domestic). Late applications may be assessed for future sessions if an outcome for the requested session is not available.

Master of Autism

CampusTotal Course Fee*
UOW Online $5,976 (2022)

Graduate Certificate in Autism

CampusTotal Course Fee*
UOW Online $1,992 (2022)

 

The above tuition fees are the amount payable for a Commonwealth Supported place.

Commonwealth Supported Places (CSPs) are University places where, for eligible domestic students, tuition fees are made up of two parts:

  • an Australian Government contribution (for some courses, up to three-quarters of the tuition fee is funded by the Australian Government)
  • a student contribution (which may be deferred and repaid later via a HECS-HELP loan)

To be eligible for this fee subsidy, you must meet the following criteria: Be a domestic student, i.e. an Australian or New Zealand citizen, a permanent resident of Australia or a permanent Australian Humanitarian visa holder.

*Total indicative course tuition fees shown is for a Commonwealth Supported place. These fees are based on normal course length and progression and are subject to change from year to year. For up to date information on course structure and fees, refer to the UOW Course Handbook.

UOW Online

UOW integrates online learning into nearly all subjects. However, when your course is offered through UOW Online, 100% of your course will be delivered online, including all tutorials, class discussions and submission of assessments. This delivery mode allows you to study from anywhere in the world with an internet connection. 

Studying online still means you will be able to connect with our passionate lecturers and teachers and network with your classmates.

Help create learning environments

“As rates of autism have grown in the community, so too has the demand for services and tools on how to accommodate the different needs of individuals on the autism spectrum, in the classroom, in the workforce, in the home, and in the community” Associate Professor Amanda Webster, School of Education

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The foremost basic reason about being behind education is that it impacts the lives of everybody. There's nobody that doesn't have education in their lives. When it goes wrong, it can have quite a significant effect. When it goes right, it can also have a very very positive effect.
 

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Graduate Certificate in Autism

A short, prescribed degree that examines the key principles of diagnosis and assessment, and reflects on how the history of ASD has led to current beliefs and the development of programs for individuals on the autism spectrum and their families. You can progress into the Master of Autism if you are interested in further study.

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